Bait Tackle Store is owned/run/promoted by Anglers and Fishermen.
Name: Quang Tran
Position: Operations Manager
Specialty: LRF/Ajing/Light Game + Shore/Boat Jigging
Favourite Lure: IMA Ichimatsu Micro Jig
Favourite Outfit: Major Craft N-One T682AJI + Abu Garcia Revo MGX20
Favourite Target Fish: Trevally of all sorts
Quang’s favourite form of fishing is land based with light gear using micro lures. His usual fishing spots are at Manly Rock Wall and Runaway Bay.
Name: Steven Ward
Specialty: Chasing Seasonal Fish
Favourite Lure: IMA Gun Micro Jig
Favourite Outfit: Major Craft NP-Jack S63/4 + Shimano Stella
Favourite Target Fish: Golden Trevally
Steven Ward is a seasonal fisher down the Gold Coast. He chases Bream/Trevally/Mangrove Jack in the canals to offshore fishing for Spanish Mackeral/Dolphinfish/Marlin. One of his notable achievements is winning the Gold Coast Mackerel Classic back to back 2017 and 2016.
Name: Rocky D Kotaka
Specialty: Land Based Shore Fishing
Favorite Lure: IMA Sasuke 120 Reppa
Favourite Outfit: Major Craft Crostage 1062MH + Shimano Stradic 4000
Favourite Target Fish: Giant Trevally
Rocky is based down at the Gold Coast and loves to chase Giant Trevallies. He starts fishing an hour before first light to catch the sunrise. His usual fishing spot is down the Tweed casting lures of the rocks. Adapting to the Australian fishing conditions, he uses techniques from Japan (his motherland) to catch fish in highly pressured fishing areas.
You can read his fishing blog at http://ausfishing.blog.fc2.com/ (in Japanese) and also watch his fishing videos on his Youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/rockydko/videos.
Name: Mark Petersen
Specialty: Tournament Bass
Favourite Lure: IMA Bita BT 70
Favourite Outfit: Major Craft Volkey 70ML/Big Lake Special + Abu Garcia Revo MGX30
Favourite Target Fish: Bass
Mark participates in the BASS Nation Australia as a Pro Angler. In 2015 he won the Co-Angler of the Year Award.